Implementing Database Security and Auditing - Authentication and Password Security

Implementing Database Security and Auditing - Authentication and Password Security

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It is important to have built-in mechanisms to help you authorize and enforce activities for a secure database. But in order to authorize and enforce, you must be able to first identify the party that is requesting the action through an authentication process.

This chapter focuses on the authentication process and offers various best practices involving authentication and user account management. Access this e-book to explore how to:

  • Select an appropriate authentication option
  • Determine who gets systems administration privileges
  • Choose strong passwords
  • Implement account lockout after failed login attempts
  • Create and enforce passwords profiles
  • Use passwords for all database components
  • Understand and secure authentication back doors
  • And more
Vendor:
IBM
Posted:
17 May 2011
Published:
17 May 2011
Format:
PDF
Length:
33 Page(s)
Type:
eBook
Language:
English
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